Category Archives: humor

Why Do Perfumes Change? It Used To Be So Wonderful, But Now…

Everyone who is a scent lover has had the experience of having an affair with a perfume and somehow losing touch with it. You bob along for months and years and then all of a sudden, it strikes you that … Continue reading

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The Solution To Overly Sensitive Touchpads.

I bought a new computer, a mini Dell Inspiron. Cute little bugger, screen of about 11.6″ and it whips around to become a tablet (like the much more expensive Yoga). At about $350 I was real happy about it UNTIL … Continue reading

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Great Mother Of Pearl, what IS it with hardware stores? Why is it that independent or quasi-independent ones are filled with the creepiest of people? Why? WHY? This has been the case forever. Back in “the day” there was only … Continue reading

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Typical Menus of Georgetown Cocktail Parties (Part 2)

Now it’s time to get down to the victuals served. Canapes were quite important but frequently ghastly. Usually they were centered around being little lumps of fat on greasy Ritz crackers. Garnish with anything from a bit of cod to … Continue reading

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Typical Menus of Georgetown Cocktail Parties (Part 1)

There were two things one needed for a good party: food and drink, and what appealed back in the halcyon days of G’Town would not be considered today’s fare. Read on and find out how tastes have changed. First, the … Continue reading

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The Scene Of The Last Great Georgetown Cocktail Party

The address was 3336 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. It’s a town house, more narrow than it is long. A great piece of property which my mother bought for around $20,000 in the good old days. There were some rip-snorting … Continue reading

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Presumptuous Biz-Speak

There are plenty of modern business cliches which are spouted every day. Since about the 1950s business has prided itself in coming up with comically nonsensical euphemisms for annoying things. Businessmen can seldom speak proper English and are often badly … Continue reading

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What A Dreary January

January feels like it’s eternal. The sky is gray, it’s very cold, everyone seems to be in a foul mood because it’s just not the holidays anymore. Boo hoo. The gym is packed with rows of grim new faces grinding … Continue reading

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A Funny About Yoga

I love yoga and practice several times a week, I do wear yoga pants and I have been known to wear a “messy bun” (or messy chignon) HOWEVER this is funnah and well written. Grab a cup of chamomile tea and … Continue reading

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Xmas Crap-My Meanspirited Xmas Essay Part 1

Every year everyone gets the same ghastly assortment of edibles from well-meaning but harried relatives and friends. The gift basket is the bane of Xmas, announcing at once that the giver didn’t want to have to think about what you … Continue reading

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